October 19, 2011


Go Purple for Spirit Day on October 20th!

Filed by Jason Tseng | October 19, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Every child deserves that kind of support, but not everyone can get it. Which is why you should go purple for Spirit Day on October 20th.Read More


What Makes a Marriage a Sham?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

A military-civilian lesbian couple each married a male marine to get a bonus so that they could live together off-base. The marriages are "shams" because the women didn't love their husbands? Then there are millions of marriages that should immediately be dissolved.Read More


Spoof: Gay Soldier Comes Out (Again)

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Feast of Fun has made a spoof of the gay soldier stationed in the war zone who made a YouTube video of himself coming out to his dad and then a second video about coming out to his mom.Read More


Bill Maher Could Fight Bullying by Not Bullying

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Maher can't take up bullying as a cause if he wants to continue to be a professional bully. He's the kid who gets bullied and who grows up and sees that it gets better because now he's big and can bully others.Read More

Is Facebook 'Going Gay' or Honoring Spirit Day?

Filed by Leone Kraus | October 19, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'm jazzed that Facebook is going purple tomorrow, but I'm not so jazzed about Mashable's need to add such a flashy headline - "Facebook's Going a Little Gay for Spirit Day" to encourage pageviews. Apparently, neither were readers of the post.Read More


The Advocate vs Anita: Know Thy Enemy

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 19, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This very vintage issue of the Advocate (ca. late 1970s) took aim at the evil that once-famous, later bankrupt, orange juice spokesperson Anita Bryant wrought with her anti-gay stances. Read More


Gay Kiss Prompts Students to Walk Out of School Play

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 19, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

In Hartford, Connecticut this weekend, a student theatre group's production of Zanna Don't, which boasts a script that features a boy-on-boy kiss, prompted more than a few students to walk out.Read More


Does Success Equal Selling Out?

Filed by Anthony Carter | October 19, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

We had arrived. We were now firmly entrenched in the Black Middle Class. The only problem was that nobody told me.Read More


Lessons Learned from Kissing a Straight Boy

Filed by Mark S. King | October 19, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Last night I kissed a straight guy full on the lips. Then he tenderly put his arms around me and kissed me back. Tonight I'm going to do it again.Read More


GOP Debate Turns Into Gladiator Duel

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Holy crap! Did you watch last night's CNN Republican presidential debate? Mitt Romney and Rick Perry practically challenged each other to a duel at 20 paces.Read More


Col. George Middleton: Black Revolutionary War Hero

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 19, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

During the time of the American Revolution, George Middleton was recognized as a great fighter for liberty and independence, and a respected leader among the community of blacks living in Boston, Mass.Read More


Toby Keith: Pay Your Taxes

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I expect the wealthy to write a check 'cause it's as bad as it's ever been. It would be unpatriotic not to try to save the country. I'm sure people will bitch about it, but if it meant we get...Read More

Absolutely Distasteful

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Watching this video from ProjectGOPink will leave you with a bad taste in your mouth. I don't care that it's a group for women, using the First Lady in a political ad while twisting her words to make it...Read More